Increases in all five measures but is this a dead-cat bounce over the dog-days of summer?
Money Dashboard and GfK have today announced that they have joined forces to provide retailers and brands with insights into UK consumer spending patterns by category.
Expectations for the UK’s general economy over next 12 months drop five points
A quarter of people entertain guests in their home either daily or weekly, and a further third entertain monthly, according to an online survey across 17 countries conducted by global researchers, GfK. Less than one in ten say that they never entertain guests in their home.
Global smartphone demand of 347 million units makes 2Q17 the best second quarter on record. Emerging markets are driving the growth. Average sales price (ASP) grew five percent year-on-year in the quarter.
GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index decreased five points to - 10 in June. All five measures decreased this month.
One in three people find it difficult to take a break from technology, even when they know they should. China, Brazil and Argentina have highest levels who struggle to take a tech break. People in Germany, Netherlands and Belgium lead for finding it easy to ‘unplug’ .
Voters report that “having enough money to live right and pay the bills” is as important as the NHS and terrorism
Immigration and Brexit are not voter priorities
A survey to understand the top concerns of British consumers conducted in the first half of May 2017 has revealed that “NHS and the cost of healthcare”, “terrorism” and “having enough money to live right and pay the bills” are more important to voters than the issues of immigration and Brexit.
GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index increased two points to - 5 in May. Four of the five measures increased, and one remained unchanged.
Three in ten people (31 percent) would firmly prefer to have more time than more money – compared to only nine percent who firmly disagree with that. And over four in ten (44 percent) firmly believe that experiences are more important than possession – compared to just three percent who firmly disagree with that.
New GfK research shows Blair less popular than Corbyn and conservatives 20 points ahead. Find out more about the full findings here.
GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index dropped one point to -7 in April. Four of the five measures decreased, leaving only the Major Purchase Index showing an increase.